' And finally he heard me and stopped talking and started to weep.
I put my arms around him and walked him back into the arena and he quieted.
But throughout her lifetime, the poet touched many of this generation's greatest influencers.
"Richard Pryor, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock — a number of men have come here to my home in North Carolina to talk to me and ask me how I feel about this or that," Angelou recalled in a December 2013 interview with "I didn't know who he was.
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